Rugby League Today: Price proud as punch, Wane massively disappointed, Saints rule out Eastmond move

Drew Darbyshire

We have got reports, reaction and features from the latest Challenge Cup action.

What’s on site

Warrington put in a professional display to keep Wigan scoreless and progress to the semi-finals of the Challenge Cup yesterday. Read our report here

Warrington coach Steve Price said his side put in their best performance of the season in their Cup win over Wigan.

Wigan coach Shaun Wane doesn’t think the announcement of his departure has anything to do with their recent defeats.

Wigan winger Tom Davies had admitted that coach Shaun Wane’s surprise announcement that he will be leaving the club will only motivate the club going forward.

Young wingers Tuoyo Egodo and Kieran Gill have signed new deals at Castleford, keeping them at the club until the end of 2019.

Huddersfield chairman Ken Davy will open the doors of the John Smith’s Stadium for their Super League game against Catalans in a fortnight for free.

Gareth Hock has a signed a new deal at Featherstone, keeping him at the club until at least the end of 2019.

What’s in the papers

Warrington 23-0 Wigan: Warriors fire a blank as Wire progress to Challenge Cup semi-finals – 5 talking points, report the Mirror.

Tyrone Roberts drives Warrington past Wigan into Challenge Cup semi-finals, report The Guardian.

Ryan Sutton KO rubs salt into Warriors’ wounds, report Wigan Today.

Steve Price keen for Declan Patton to stay at Warrington Wolves, report Warrington Guardian.

St Helens not interested in Kyle Eastmond return, report St Helens Star.

Mickey Paea determined to carve out his own Hull FC success after ‘envious’ two years, report Hull Daily Mail.

Hull KR coach Tim Sheens keeps players in dressing room for hour after defeat but says no issue, report Hull Daily Mail.

Leeds’ tough streak impresses coach Brian McDermott, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

A great achievement!


The Wolves certainly enjoyed making the Challenge Cup semi-finals…

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE CC: St Helens v Hull FC – 3.00pm, BBC Two, presented by Mark Chapman.

5 Live Rugby League – 3.30pm, 5 Live, commentary from Matt Newsum.

CC semi-final draw following the conclusion of St Helens v Hull FC, BBC Two.

5 Live Rugby The latest ‘Sport at Six’ podcast by BBC Radio Manchester’s Jack Dearden and Trevor Hunt is available to download now.

The latest League Express podcast is available to download now.

The latest Rugby League show on Proper Sport is available to download now.

The latest Whippets and Flat Caps podcast is available to download now, presented by Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.

The latest 5 Live Rugby League podcast is available to download now, presented by Dave Woods.

The latest Rugby League on talkSPORT 2 podcast is available to download now.

The Final Hooter podcast by Love Rugby League’s Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson is now available to download.